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UK Juror Found Guilty of Conversing With Drug Defendant on Facebook, Sentenced to Eight Months In Jail

On June 14, 2011, the London High Court found a juror in contempt of court for making contact with a defendant on trial in a drug case in Manchester, England.  The juror conversed with the defendant on Facebook over one … Continue reading

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Trial Judge Bores Into Juror for Facebook Posting During Trial, On-line Privacy Also At Issue

During a 2010 Sacramento County trial of five men for gang-related assault, a juror posted to Facebook about the trial.   Among the comments, the juror posted: “Can it get any more BORING than going over piles and piles of (cell … Continue reading

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